Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun viola

3 senses of viola

Sense 1
viola -- (any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola)
       => herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Sense 2
Viola, genus Viola -- (large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions)
       => dilleniid dicot genus -- (genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs)

Sense 3
viola -- (a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower)
       => bowed stringed instrument, string -- (stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well")

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